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Stephan Lehman
1 minute read
22 Oct 2018
9:40 am

SAPS launch investigations after cyclist killed by taxi

Stephan Lehman

Captain Andre de Jager said the cyclist was declared deceased on scene.

The scene of this morning's hit-and-run, in which a cyclist was killed. Image: Bedfordview Edenvale News

Bedfordview SAPS have confirmed that a case of culpable homicide will be investigated following the death of a cyclist on Herman Road on Monday morning, reports Bedfordview Edenvale News.

According to Bedfordview SAPS spokesperson Captain Andre de Jager, the cyclist was killed after being hit by a passing taxi.

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“Emergency services declared the cyclist deceased on arrival at the scene,” de Jager said.

The road was closed to accommodate on-scene investigations.

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